Oversight

House Passes Bill Allowing VA Secretary to Claw Back Bonuses

Legislation allows employees to ask for a third-party review of secretary’s decision.

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GOP Leaders Will Allow Clean DHS Vote, Possibly Ending Impasse

Over conservatives' objections, Republicans will let a measure come to the floor that doesn't block Obama's immigration actions.

Play of the Day: Jim Inhofe Has a Secret Weapon to Disprove Global Warming

The Oklahoman brought a snowball to the Capitol and waved it around.

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Residents walk in Seaside Heights, N.J., days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall Oct. 29, 2012.

Senators Press for Flood Insurance Fraud Probe

FEMA and SBA faulted for mishandling Hurricane Sandy aid.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson met with state and local law enforcement and emergency responders last week to discuss the potential shutdown.

Funding Impasse Is Already Disrupting DHS Operations

Plans for new technologies and equipment remain up in the air.

Nextgov

New Tool Aims to Make Government Financial Disclosures More Transparent

From January 2016 and onward, OGE plans to require Senate-confirmed appointees to use the online system, called Integrity.

Mikulski made the announcement Monday.

Barbara Mikulski Marks the End of an Era

The senator from Maryland announced her retirement Monday.

Nextgov The IRS building is seen in Washington.

When IRS Tech Projects Start to Slip, Congress is the Last to Know

A few key tech projects at IRS are running over budget and behind schedule, and lawmakers are being left out of the loop, GAO said.

5 Things To Watch In SCOTUS' Obamacare Arguments

These questions will help determine who comes out ahead in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies.

Court Once Again Renews NSA Spying Authority

Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.

Play of the Day: The Dress is Really Just a Symbol

Fallon and SNL compare it to Obama, Last Week Tonight ties it to net neutrality.

Snow and ice aren't the only things creating gridlock in Washington.

Another Week, Another Shutdown Deadline

With the DHS clock still ticking, Congress also will tackle EPA legislation, the Keystone veto, and Netanyahu's visit.

Nancy Pelosi held a news conference Friday before the votes.

Democrats to the Rescue: Congress Averts Shutdown for One More Week

Republicans could not muster support for the three-week bill and had to move a one-week measure instead.

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